[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Position - Biorobotics - Harvard University
howe at seas.harvard.edu
Wed Feb 3 07:31:43 PST 2010
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Biorobotics
at Harvard University
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss
Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University
seek applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. The position will
be at the level of assistant professor in SEAS in the field of
Biorobotics. Potential subareas include, but are not limited to,
animal-inspired robotic systems, bio-inspired adaptive locomotion and
control, machine learning and robotics, prosthetics and medical or
rehabilitation robotics, swarm and modular robotics, and human-robot
In addition to a faculty appointment in SEAS, the successful candidate
will also become a core faculty member of the Wyss Institute, which is
composed of engineers, scientists, clinicians and theoreticians from
Harvard, its affiliated hospitals, and other leading academic
institutions in the Boston/Cambridge region. The Wyss Institute focuses
on fundamental science-driven technology development in the field of
Biologically Inspired Engineering.
For additional information, please visit our Websites:
Wyss Institute: http://wyss.harvard.edu/
Candidates must have the ability to develop a leading research program
with a focus on technology development and translation. An enthusiasm
for teaching is essential, and responsibilities will include both core
undergraduate engineering courses as well as graduate-level courses.
An application, assembled as a single PDF file, should include a
curriculum vitae, separate two-page statements of research and teaching
interests, up to three scientific papers, and names and contact
information for at least three writers of letters of recommendation.
Applications should be sent to
biorobotics_search at seas.harvard.edu
Applications will be reviewed beginning February 2010 and will be
accepted until the position is filled.
Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
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